Author Topic: Shenzhou-17 - CZ-2F/G - Jiuquan - October 26, 2023 (03:14:02.491 UTC)  (Read 24875 times)

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Weather at launch site looks good, if a little cold at 8.8 C!
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Closing outer hatch.
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Outer hatch is closed.
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Launch escape system.
« Last Edit: 10/26/2023 02:33 am by Steven Pietrobon »
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Lower platform retracting.
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Middle platform is retracting.
« Last Edit: 10/26/2023 02:46 am by Steven Pietrobon »
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Upper platform is retracting.
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Ground team leaving launch site.
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Launch at 03:13:59 UTC.
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Taikonauts watching launch.
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T-5 minutes. China will be inviting international astronauts to visit the CSS.
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Launch at 03:13:59 UTC.
I've just heard the professor speaking on the CGTN stream saying this is the ignition time of the engines of boosters and first stage. I didn't know this!
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